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# If 7 orchids cost d dollars, then how many dollars will 10 orchids cos

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If 7 orchids cost d dollars, then how many dollars will 10 orchids cost at the same rate?

A. 70d

B. 70/d

C. 7/(10d)

D. 10d/7

E. d/70

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05 Feb 2019, 06:02
price per orchid * 7 = d
price per orchid = d/7
10 orchids= 10d/7
IMO D

Bunuel wrote:
If 7 orchids cost d dollars, then how many dollars will 10 orchids cost at the same rate?

A. 70d

B. 70/d

C. 7/(10d)

D. 10d/7

E. d/70
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06 Feb 2019, 01:32
Bunuel wrote:
If 7 orchids cost d dollars, then how many dollars will 10 orchids cost at the same rate?

A. 70d

B. 70/d

C. 7/(10d)

D. 10d/7

E. d/70

7 orchids cost d dollars

1 orchid costs d/7 dollar

10 orchids cost 10d/7 dollars.

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06 Feb 2019, 19:43
Bunuel wrote:
If 7 orchids cost d dollars, then how many dollars will 10 orchids cost at the same rate?

A. 70d

B. 70/d

C. 7/(10d)

D. 10d/7

E. d/70

Using a proportion, we have:

7/d = 10/n

7n = 10d

n = 10d/7

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